In a stunning move, Senate Republicans are expressing fierce opposition to a proposed freeze on military spending proposed by the Biden-Harris administration. The freeze would affect multiple branches of the military, including the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and intelligence agencies. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) Wednesday introduced a resolution calling on Congress to block the freeze, prompting outrage and anger from his Republican colleagues. “Blocking this freeze is the charade of pretending that these are responsible stewards of taxpayer funds,” Tuberville said. “If we are to be true to our word, it is important that we block this wasteful freeze.” Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) added their voices to the chorus of opposition, with Lee saying that he was “deeply concerned” about the proposed freeze and Paul arguing that it would “essentially leave our men and women on the front lines unprepared for war.” The Republican senators cited national security concerns as their primary reason for opposing the freeze. They argued that while the Biden-Harris administration could claim to have good intentions when proposing the freeze, they lacked an understanding of the dangers of cutting the military budget. The opposition from the Republican senators is an unusual move, given their typically staunch loyalty to the president. However, in this case, they argue that the security of the country is more important than party loyalty. Whether the Republican-led opposition will be successful remains to be seen. Biden-Harris administration officials have repeatedly defended the freeze, claiming that it will save the country money while still keeping the military well-funded. Ultimately, it will be up to the Senate to decide whether to approve or reject the freeze.